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Dissociation is one of the most neglected aspects of trauma work.

Misunderstood, misrepresented, and mislabeled as rare, dissociation wasn’t part of your training and the resources available to you as a therapist are limited.

But if you work with trauma you work with dissociating clients, possibly even clients with undiagnosed Dissociative Disorders, and in these cases “therapy as usual” won’t be enough.

You can’t afford to be unprepared to work with this critical component of successful trauma treatment!

Kathy Steele is an expert in the field of complex trauma and PTSD, an international trainer, and the author of Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation: A Practical Integrative Approach (W.W. Norton, 2017). 

Join her for this must-have training and get the clinical skills and tools you need to:

  • Identify symptom clusters of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and Other Specified Dissociative Disorder (OSDD)
  • Distinguish between normal ego states and more complex dissociative parts
  • Work with attachment without fostering dependency
  • Successfully employ a phase-oriented approach and practical interventions to treat complex trauma and dissociation

 

Register today for this workshop, take your trauma treatment to the next level, and make sure you’re prepared and confident to work with trauma-related dissociation!

Treating Trauma, Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
Today only £349 (VAT Inclusive) — an unbelievable value!
Earn up to 12 CPD Hours — included in the price.
 
Can't make the live event? Click here to register for the live video webcast!
 
Objectives:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Know the similarities and difference in treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders.
  • Understand the reasons why dissociation develops and why it does not resolve on its own.
  • Understand the four ways dissociation is described, along with treatment differences.
  • Learn how to identify symptom clusters common in complex dissociative disorders and describe three self-report and clinical interview measures for dissociation and dissociative disorders.
  • Understand the three phases of treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociative disorders and their respective goals.
  • List the principles of treatment.
  • Employ a sequenced approach to working with clients that fosters integration over time.
  • Employ a collaborative relational approach that activates curiosity and exploration, and minimizes activation of attachment, and give rationale as to why this approach is important for clients with developmental trauma.
  • Learn ways to work with “child” ego states or dissociative parts that promotes integration and the competency of the adult self of the client.
  • Learn effective approaches to working with anger and aggression that maintain a working relationship and decrease acting out.
  • Understand and apply common resistances and impasses in the treatment of complex trauma, and how to resolve them.
Event Details:
Event Date: 3 and 4 April 2020
Venue: Hilton London Olympia
Venue Details: 380 Kensington High St, Kensington, London, England W14 8NL, United Kingdom
Event Schedule Per Day:
9.00
Registration
9.30
Programme begins
11.00-11.15
Tea/coffee
13.00
Lunch (not supplied)
14.00
Programme resumes
15.30-15.45
Tea/Coffee
17.00
Programme ends
Get to know Kathy Steele:
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Kathy Steele is an expert in treating trauma-related dissociation and the author of Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation: A Practical Integrative Approach (W.W. Norton, 2017). 

Kathy served on the International Task Forces that developed treatment guidelines for Dissociative Disorders and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. She is a Past President and Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation.

She has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from ISSTD, an Emory University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006, and the 2011 Cornelia B. Wilbur Award for Outstanding Clinical Contributions from ISSTD.

A sought-out consultant, Kathy is also an internationally recognised trainer on topics related to trauma, dissociation, attachment, and psychotherapy.

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Booking terms and conditions for live events:
In the event you are unable to attend a workshop, conference or retreat please send a cancellation email to info@pesi.co.uk.
If you contact us before the event date, you may exchange your booking for the event recording (if available), a booking to attend another event, or a refund less a £50 cancellation fee. If you contact us the day of the event or after, you can receive the event recording or a gift certificate.
Occasionally, changes are made due to speaker availability, participant demand or unforeseen circumstances. While PESI UK will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, PESI UK's liability is limited to the event fee only.
Treating Trauma, Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
Today only £349 (VAT Inclusive) — an unbelievable value!
Earn up to 12 CPD Hours — included in the price.
 
Can't make the live event? Click here to register for the live video webcast!
NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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